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WA one step closer to legalizing gay marriage

Washington could be the seventh state (including Washington D.C.) to approve same-sex marriage if the House, and possibly the voters, backs the bill that passed 28 to 21 in the state Senate Wednesday night. “There's still a lot of work to be done. We have to be diligent, but we're …

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Tuesday’s Religion News Roundup: Koshergate, RIP compassionate conservatism; Boykin bounced

As Floridians head to the polls today, Newt Gingrich has been subtly playing the religion card. On Monday,Gingrich accused Mitt Romney of being “extraordinarily insensitive” to religionas governor of Massachusetts because he planned cut to Medicaid funding to Jewish and Catholic health care facilities. Driving the point home in God's Waiting Room (aka Florida), …

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Should same-sex marriage be legalized in Washington?

Washington could be the seventh state (plus D.C.) to legalize same-sex marriage. The bill is moving steadily through the state legislature and is backed byGov. Chris Gregoire. Some religious groups are hoping to stall the bill, including the state's four Catholic bishops who are urging parishioners to contact their legislatures …

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